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St. Gallen
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Cod. Sang. 547
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Large-format St. Gall Compendium of History from about 1200
Parchment · 662 pp. · 53 x 35 cm · Cloister of St. Gall · around 1200
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This rather hefty tome (weighing nearly 17 Kilos) compiled around 1200 contains copies in Latin of major works of world-, church- and ethnic history; examples include the History of the World by Orosius, the ecclesiastical history of Eusebius of Caesarea, the Summa of Biblical history (Historica Scholastica) of the early Parisian scholastic Peter Comestor († ca. 1179), the history of the first crusade by Robert of Reims, the history of the Langobards by Paulus Diaconus, the History of the English Church and People by the Venerable Bede, and Einhard’s Life of Charlemagne. (smu)
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Scarpatetti Beat Matthias von, Die Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Bd. 1: Abt. IV: Codices 547-669: Hagiographica, Historica, Geographica, 8.- 18. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden 2003, S. 3-7.
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Scherrer Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen, Halle 1875, S. 167-168.
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Bruckner Albert, Scriptoria Medii Aevi Helvetica 3, Schreibschulen der Diözese Konstanz, St. Gallen II, Genf 1938, S. 107.
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10.5076/e-codices-csg-0547 (
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St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 547: Large-format St. Gall Compendium of History from about 1200 (
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